October closed with a big international sightings report courtesy of all 2005 Board members around the world. The next wave of Netflix War For Cybertron figures is hitting more countries, as well as the latest Earthrise Deluxe waves. New Cyberverse toys surface in Asia and Europe while Studio Series toys still show a good distribution with sightings in Colombia and Germany, and the #Botbotschallenge continues in Hungary. We have noticed that the new Cyberverse Officer Class Optimus which was released as a Walmart exclusive in the US, seems to be a general retail release in the rest of the world so far.
- Netflix War For Cybertron Wave 2 In Australia – 2005 Board member The Madness found Wave Netflix Bumblebee (VW Beetle) at Kmart in Queensland. The rest of the wave was available too.
- Earthrise Wave 3 Voyager, Cyberverse Wave 1 Deluxe, And Studio Series Wave 8, 9 & 10 Deluxe, Wave 8 Voyager and Wave 4 Leader In Colombia – Via Transformers Colombia we can confirm that Earthrise Quintesson Judge and Megatron were spotted at Pepe Ganga Santa Fe. Additionally, 2005 Board member f-primusunicron found Cyberverse Deluxe Build-A-Fire Optimus Prime and Bumblebee at Pepe Ganga Arboleda Pereira. At the same store: Studio Series Deluxe SS-64 Cliffjumper, SS-59 Shatter, SS-62 Soundwave (ROTF), SS-63 Topspin (DOTM), SS-57 Offroad Bumblebee, 52 Chromia, Arcee, and Elita-1: 3-Pack (ROTF), Voyager SS-54 Megatron (Transformers 2007) and Leader SS-55 Scavenger.
- Cyberverse Wave 3 Deluxe, Earthrise Wave 2 & 3 Deluxe And Wave 3 Voyager In France – 2005 Board member transform75 found Cyberverse Deluxe Arcee at at PICWIC toys. Earthrise Deluxe Arcee and Airwave, together with Voyager Megatron were spotted at Album Comic while the latest Earthrise Deluxe Trailbreaker, Fasttrack, Sunstreaker and Runamuck were available at Auchan and Joueclub stores.
- Studio Series Wave 10 Deluxe and Wave 9 Voyager, Cyberverse Battle Class Officer & Tropper class, And Cyberverse Tiny Turbo Changers Series 4 In Germany– Thanks to 2005 Board members Nemesis Scourge and Nevermore we can confirm that Studio Series Deluxe SS-63 DOTM Topspin, SS-62 Soundwave (ROTF), SS-64 Cliffjumper, and Voyager SS-60 Scrapper (ROTF) and SS-61 Sentinel Prime (DOTM) were all found at Smythys Toys in Duisburg, NRW. Plus, the new Cyberverse Battle Call Trooper Class Megatron and Starscream, and Officer Class Optimus Prime and Bumblebee were available. To top it all, the recently revealed Cyberverse Tiny Turbo Changers Series 4 was found at Real in Duisburg-Meiderich.
- Botbots Series 4 Blind Bags In Hungary – 2005 Board member BB Shockwave found a complete case of the series 4 blue blind bags at MOM Park Müller.
- Netflix War For Cybertron Wave 2 Deluxe & Voyager and Earthrise Wave 2 Deluxe In Indonesia – The new Netflix figures and Earthrise Deluxe Arcee, Airwave and Allicon were found at Galaxy Mall Surabaya KidzStation. Thanks to 2005 Board member weevil for the heads up.
- Transformers Authentics Titan Changers Wave 2 And Transformers Generation 2 LCD game reissue In Mexico – 2005 Board member Nemesis Baser spotted the big 11-inch Authentics Grimlock and Starscream at Soriana stores. Additionally, the Transformers G2 LCD video game reissue was found at Walmart stores.
- Earthrise Wave 2 Battle Masters & Micro Masters, And Cyberverse Deluxe Wave 2 & 3 In Philippines – Earthrise Battle Master Slitherfang, Micro Masters Fuzer & Blast Master, together with Cyberverse Deluxe Grimlock, Hot Rod and Arcee were found at Landmark Makati by 2005 Board member Kotori Sonoda.
- Cyberverse Deluxe Wave 2, Wave 7 Ultra Class, Battle Class Officer Class, Wave 5 1-Step Changers, and Earthrise Wave 2 Voyager In Scandinavia – Great update on Cyberverse figures at Extra Leker in Trondheim: Deluxe Build-A-Figure Hot Rod and Grimlock, Ultra Class Thunderhowl, Battle Call Officer Bumblebee and Optimus Prime, and 1-Step Sky-Byte. Additionally, Earthrise Grapple and Starscream were available at the same store. Thanks to Avaran for the report.
- Earthrise Autobot Alliance Ironhide & Prowl 2-pack in Singapore – Fans in Singapore can now find this pack at Takashiyama which was released as an Amazon exclusive in the US. Thanks to 2005 Board member Automorpher for the report.
Happy hunting, one and all!